Barnesnoble WinSCP for Accounts Payable Instructions
Posted by Marilyn Wetterer on 23 December 2019 11:47 AM

Alternative Approach - use portable app at O:\Administrative Accounting\WinSCP\WinsSCP.exe (no install required - works on RDP). Create desktop shortcut.




Install WinSCP from \\Leo\Storage\Library\Installers\WinSCP 

Login to computer as an admin

Copy the folder barnesnobleWinSCPKey to the user's Documents folder 

Launch Regedit (Registry Editor)

Load the users registry hive user HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.

        File>Load Hive.

        C:>Users\username\NTUSER.DAT (file may be hidden but you can access it by navigating to the user's root folder and typing "NTUSER.DAT" in the input box.

Call it Dau

Double click the BNWinSCPsettings registry file in the folder you copied to the user's documents folder. You will see a Warning Alert, Click Yes

Find the key that was just added named PublicKeyFile (right click and search) and edit the associated path to have the target user's username in it. Delete the older user name and add new user.

Unload the hive by clicking on the Dau registry subfolder and choosing 

         File>Unload Hive

Reboot and have the user login and launch Winscp


updated 4/20/2021 by Tyler LeClear Vachta

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